TABLE 4

Morphometric analysis of Lon worms

GenotypePharynxaPharynx-
gonada,b
Gonad-
rectuma,c
Gonada,d
Wild type1461060
lon-3(sp23)11131454
dbl-1(++)11191448
  • a Percentage of total body length.

  • b The distance between the end of the pharynx and the anterior bend of the gonad.

  • c The distance between the posterior bend of the gonad and the rectum.

  • d The distance from the anterior bend to the posterior bend of the gonad.